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lint

 [lint]
an absorbent surgical dressing material.

lint

(lint),
A soft, absorbent material rarely used in surgical dressings, usually in the form of a thick, loosely woven material (sheet or patent lint).
[O.E. lin, flax]

lint

(lint) an absorbent surgical dressing material.

lint

an absorbent surgical dressing material.
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Although Turkey is known as a textile-producing country, a great majority of the cotton lint used in textile industry comes from abroad.
The texture of the pipe cleaner acts as a dust catcher to remove lint.
Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) leader Shahzad Ali Khan said that country's ginning sector was capable to export five to six million bales of good quality lint every year.
Experts subsequently learned that lint that stays on cave walls too long eventually is incorporated into the formations.
Lint and debris in the surgical wound increase the risk of infection both as a transport for microorganisms and as an immune distraction.
There are the very established, well-known, almost the Elders now, of the artistic community," said Lint, adding that Janvier was one of the principal artists in the original group of seven.
Jean Woodrich said the dry lint caused one dryer to catch fire a little before 8 p.
Inspired by a lint portrait she had seen at the Ripley's Believe It or Not
I noticed the lint in my navel and became curious as to how much of it one person can produce
6 -- Lint prices moved up due to short supply, while physical and spot rate remained firm amid brisk trading at Karachi Cotton Association (KCA), traders said on Thursday.
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